skip hoist

skip hoist

[′skip ‚hȯist]
(mechanical engineering)
A basket, bucket, or open car mounted vertically or on an incline on wheels, rails, or shafts and hoisted by a cable; used to raise materials. Also known as skip.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Skip hoist systems need to accelerate the materials to high speeds which result in power peaks and therefore in higher investments for energy supply.
The company's skip hoist conveyor, an auxiliary unit for its Techni-Mix, Maxi-Mix and other mixers, is designed to carry a finished batch of rubber compound from a tilt mixer to the next process station, such as a two-roll mill or dump extruder.
A COMPANY was fined pounds 15,000 yesterday after an employee had part of his hand severed in a skip hoist.
Users can work with combinations of aggregate bins and cement silos, dry plant or with mixer, and method of aggregate transfer-by conveyor, conveyor and holding hopper, or skip hoist.
Extensive services include complete inspection, estimates and documentation; hydrostatic and ultrasonic testing; rotor and chamber reconditioning; hard facing and chroming: new improved chamber design for some sizes and brands; ingredient controls integration; design upgrades (e.g., dust stops, chamber hood, drives); auxiliary equipment (e.g., weigh and skip hoist conveyors, oil injection units); and availability of used and rebuilt mixers in a variety of sizes and brands.
Tubs also may be emptied into the skip hoist of the tumble blast unit.
Caption: The bins feed a skip hoist bucket sized to transfer the full aggregate requirements for each batch loaded into the Voeller Cyclo-Mixer 1855VB, with 6-yd.
The company has the means to provide a complete solution for many high quality mixing applications involving tilt mixers, including weighing and dispensing of powders, weigh and charge conveyors for mixer feeding, the Moriyama tilt mixer, skip hoist or other batch transfer device, Moriyama twin screw sheeter, slitter, batchoff system, stacking system and integrated controls, according to the literature.
Enterprise Precast's Texas ramp up extended to six months due to plant equipment lead times and foundation work that included a skip hoist and aggregate bin pit.